How to Help Promising Start-Ups Leverage Intellectual Property for Securing Investment and Funding (Archived Video Stream) 

Sep. 20, 2022

OBA Information Technology & Intellectual Property Law PROGRAM
Original Program Date: September 20, 2022

For many start-ups, leveraging intellectual property assets in the early stages of planning is key to not only strategically position and protect their innovations and build a brand, and but also to secure investment. Intellectual property practitioners play a key role in assisting promising start-ups by identifying and finding ways to maximize IP assets. IP practitioners are also critical in helping investors understand the strategic and unique value of a company’s IP.

What are some of the biggest challenges that start-ups face in seeking funding and how can IP lawyers better assist their clients? Hear from our expert faculty as they provide valuable insight into how practitioners can help start-ups leverage intellectual property for fundraising, including:

•    How to identify a promising start-up
•    The role of intellectual property in fundraising and valuation
•    The importance of equity and inclusion in accessing capital for startups
•    Funding sources and stages from pre-seed funding to Series C
•    Pitfalls, and lessons learned through the investor and start-up lens

Register now for this dynamic and practical program to give you the edge you need to better prepare and assist your promising start-up clients!


Isi Caulder, Bereskin & Parr LLP


Rory Cattanach, Wildeboer Dellelce LLP (Toronto)
Elizabeth S. Dipchand, Dipchand LLP (Toronto)
Steven Lamb, BlueElk Inc.


For 1 to 3 Participants CBA Member: $50*
Non-Member: $80*
For 4 or more Participants CBA Member: $75*
Non-Member: $145*

*plus applicable taxes


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